Regional Services

Cobham proves its weight in gold with mining contract win

Cobham has signed a 24 month contract with new Australian gold mining company Blackham Resources – Matilda Operations Pty Ltd

Perth, Australia: Cobham announced today that its Regional Services business has been awarded a 24 month contract by new start-up gold mining company, Blackham Resources - Matilda Operations Pty Ltd.  Cobham is providing fly-in, fly-out services to its Wiluna mining site in Western Australia. Cobham commenced operating two services a week from 20 September 2016 which includes a 71 seat BAE 146-100 jet aircraft, flight crew and access to a dedicated arrival/departure terminal at Perth airport.

Peter Nottage, Chief Executive of Cobham Aviation Services, commented "The Cobham Regional Services team is renowned for their ability to provide safe, cost effective, flexible and innovative services for top tier resource companies that operate in regional and remote areas across Australia. We are excited to be providing new client Blackham Resources services between Perth and Wiluna for their new mining venture."

"This award demonstrates our competitive offering and unique value proposition, despite current challenging market conditions. We are proud of our ability to provide this type of commercial service and of our capability to fly into areas most other providers can't access due to our unique gravel runway kits."

About Cobham Regional Services

Taking you places others can't

We deliver customised commercial aviation solutions with a focus on specialist support for resource sector projects and high capacity freight services.

Our niche positions and ongoing innovation in freight, jet aircraft flights to gravel runways, and next-generation passenger aircraft in closed charter markets, enable us to deliver compelling value to our customers.

About Cobham Group

The most important thing we build is trust.

Cobham is a leading global technology and services innovator, respected for providing solutions to the most challenging problems, from deep space to the depths of the ocean.

We employ more than 11,500 people on five continents, and have customers and partners in over 100 countries, with market leading positions in: wireless, audio, video and data communications, including satellite communications; defence electronics; air-to-air refuelling; aviation services; life support and mission equipment.

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